Wales' show of strength

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Wales will put on a show of strength when they take on the Australian Capital Territory in the second match of their tour in Canberra tomorrow.

The tourists will field their front five Test forwards and first-choice half-backs as they look to build upon the opening 62-20 victory over Western Australia on Wednesday.

The tourists have beefed up their pack for what promises to be a very tough challenge. The captain and hooker, Jonathan Humphreys, props Christian Loader and John Davies and lock Gareth Llewellyn all make their first tour appearances.

Wales will field 10 of the side that beat France in the Five Nations Championship, but have gone for a huge back row. Andrew Gibbs will pack down on the blindside with Steve Williams, the Neath No 8, operating on the openside and Hemi Taylor at No 8.

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